Posts Tagged ‘senior citizens’

Advance Care Planning For Senior Citizens Is A Great Idea

Advance care planning is a great idea for senior citizens. Planning your health choices and providing instructions is an important step, in case you find yourself in an emergency.   Knowing who you want to make decisions on your behalf and how you would decide will take some of the burden off family and friends.…

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New Drugs Focusing On Curing Alzheimer’s Disease

New drugs are focusing on curing Alzheimer’s disease. In this new decade of the 2020’s, scientists are determined to find a cure for this intractable disease. Alzheimer’s researchers are testing a variety of potential treatments to help the almost 6 million Americans living with this fatal disease. At a recent meeting — the 12th annual…

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Drinking Tea Daily Can Make Your Brain Very Smart

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Drinking tea daily can make your brain and you very smart, according to a recent study. That’s right, drinking black or green tea at least once a day-every day, can cut the risk of dementia in senior citizens by 50 percent. And furthermore, for those who are genetically at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, regular…

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A Potential Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease Found By Israeli Researchers

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A potential cure for Alzheimer’s disease was recently announced by three Israeli medical research teams.   A multi-disciplinary team from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and Bar-Ilan University have created a medicine that goes directly to the brain. This medication slows the accumulation of a harmful protein that is a major cause of Alzheimer’s disease.…

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